St Francis church

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

The Parish of St. Francis of Assisi is a lively and active parish, serving the areas of Crosspool, Sandygate, Lodge Moor, Ranmoor, Nether Green and Fulwood.

It is part of Sheffield Deanery in the Diocese of Hallam and is twinned with the Parish of St William of York.

The Parish Priest is Father Kevin Thornton and the Parish Deacon is Stephen Parker. We have an active parish council and the current chair is Nick Neale.

Forthcoming events

  • Afternoon Tea – 12:30pm to 3pm, Tuesday 18th June in the Assisi Hall.
  • Corpus Christi Procession – 3pm, Sunday 23rd June from St Marie‚Äôs Cathedral.
  • St William’s Book Club for Spritual Reading – 7.45pm, Thursday 27th June in the York Room. The book will be ‘How to Cure a Fanatic’ by Amos Oz.
  • Hallam Diocese Walsingham Pilgrimage – Saturday 27th July.
  • Creation Celebration for CAFOD – 7pm on Friday 18th October. More details to follow but please save the date!

New to the parish?

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to anyone joining our parish for the first time. We offer a home visit from members of our parish council. As well as giving you a formal welcome to St Francis of Assisi, they can outline the range of activities and facilities available within the parish. If you’re new, please send us a message and we’ll get in touch.